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Pork, essential food for a varied and balanced diet

Interporc, the inter-layer white pig, informs the nutritional qualities that pork of white layer. It is ideal to include in the diet due to its high nutritional density, since it provides proteins of high biological value, contains all essential amino acids, minerals such as iron and zinc, and B vitamins food, which stand for his part in the proper functioning of the nervous and immune systems.

About 70% of the fat from the pork is subcutaneous, so it can be easily removed. Pork lean cuts, like the spine, containing only 2.65 g of fat per 100 g, contains less than a chicken leg (2.8 g per 100 g). Also, fatty acids lean cuts of pork are primarily monounsaturated, mainly oleic acid, so that its consumption is very suitable for a healthy diet. The pork tenderloin is low in saturated fat, lower consumption of these helps maintain normal cholesterol levels.

Due to its high nutrient density, pork is essential at all stages of life. Smaller be found in lean cuts of pork a healthy food achieve optimal growth, because it is a source of high biological value proteins, minerals and vitamins. In addition, due to their low-fat diet ideal, is also very interesting for food in the elderly.

Pork also is essential in the diet during adolescence because of the large nutrient requirements necessary to complete the mental and physical development. His main interest lies in the contribution of protein, iron, zinc and B vitamins Meanwhile, pork, for their high protein and essential amino acids content, is a food recommended for the special nutritional needs of athletes .

Another stage of life in which lean cuts of pork can play a crucial role is during pregnancy and lactation. This is because the nutritional requirements increase during these stages. The consumption of pork is perfectly suited to these periods, as it is a great source of protein and minerals, and also covers almost 100% of the needs in thiamin and vitamin B12 in pregnant women and lactating per serving .

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